Bock (Brabander)*

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Bock (Brabander)*
Бокъ (Brabander)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

[Johann] Peter Bock, a farmer, his wife Elisabeth, and son Peter (age 10) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.

Peter is recorded on the 1767 census of Brabander in Household No. 121 along with a note that Elisabeth died during the transport to the Volga region. Peter settled in Brabander on 13 August 1767.

The 1767 census records that Johann Peter Bock came from the German village of Tiegen in Lothringen.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Bock family among the Volga German colonies.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 240.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #3051.

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Volga Colonies